New Climate Action Plan, Same Old Results?

New Climate Action Plan, Same Old Results?

Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?

Shaken But Not Dead

Shaken But Not Dead

Join IPS and ILRF for a roundtable discussion about the Washington Consensus and the Development Debate in 2016 with the author of “Beyond Apologies” to reflect on re-defining the economics of wellbeing.

The Moral Case Against the TPP

The Moral Case Against the TPP

 The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.

From Gold Country to the Golden Triangle

From Gold Country to the Golden Triangle

Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.

Fossil Fuels: The Tide is Turning

Fossil Fuels: The Tide is Turning

Institutions are starting to recognize that fossil fuels are part of a bygone era – and that the time to invest in clean energy alternatives is now.

Sustainable Energy Access For All?

Sustainable Energy Access For All?

Experts discuss the role of renewable energy in alleviating global energy poverty during a panel at the spring IMF and World Bank Group meetings.

Winning the Fight Against Coal Financing

Winning the Fight Against Coal Financing

Hopefully, this is the dawn of a new day, when public financing of coal mines and power plants around the world is no longer acceptable. After 16 years of persistent pressure from IPS and other groups, our government seems to finally be listening.